First Look: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur in Airlift

  | February 24, 2015 09:38 IST
Akshay Nimrat Airlift

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Nimrat will be seen playing Akshay's wife in Airlift

The first look of Airlift, starring actor Akshay Kumar and The Lunchbox actress Nimrat Kaur, has been revealed. The film began shooting days ago. (Also read - First Look: Kangana Ranaut in Katti Batti)

Akshay is all business in a white suit while Nimrat perches next to him in scarlet satin.

Akshay reportedly plays a wealthy Indian businessman who controls a large conglomerate in Kuwait with Nimrat as his wife.

Airlift, produced by Nikhil Advani, is set in the backdrop of the Gulf War of 1990, and focuses on the turmoil during the evacuation of Indians trapped in Kuwait.

On February 21, actress Nimrat Kaur announced on Twitter that shooting had begun.

Airlift, directed by Raja Menon, is set to release in 2016.